Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL7.x x86_64 (20181016)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118166

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- It was discovered that the ghostscript /invalidaccess checks fail under certain conditions. An attacker could possibly exploit this to bypass the

- -dSAFER protection and, for example, execute arbitrary shell commands via a specially crafted PostScript document. (CVE-2018-16509)

- ghostscript: LockDistillerParams type confusion (699656) (CVE-2018-15910)

- ghostscript: .definemodifiedfont memory corruption if /typecheck is handled (699668) (CVE-2018-16542)

- ghostscript: Stack-based out-of-bounds write in pdf_set_text_matrix function in gdevpdts.c (CVE-2018-10194)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?13c35bbd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118166

File Name: sl_20181016_ghostscript_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/17

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-cups, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-gtk, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/18

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Ghostscript Failed Restore Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10194, CVE-2018-15910, CVE-2018-16509, CVE-2018-16542